Ashton takes methodical approach in year one

“Bull markets don’t die of old age – they get murdered.” That was the takeaway message Sean Ashton recalls from a conference...

Competition heats up for 2020 Awards

Eleven months into a tumultuous year for the markets, many funds in our database have done well to contain volatility and generate...

Prime grows team and global reach

Prime Asset Managers has hired Nicky Nairn as head of operations, with Graeme Tarr joining in the UK office

Sustainable benefits from value approach

Africa-focused equity specialist Sustainable Capital says domestic and foreign allocations to African listed equities have swung to extreme lows that are unlikely...

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Ashton takes methodical approach in year one

“Bull markets don’t die of old age – they get murdered.” That was the takeaway message Sean Ashton recalls from a conference...

Optis set for re-rating of African markets

2020 has been a challenging year for investors in African equities, admits Gavin Butcher, but African equity markets are primed for a turnaround

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LATEST SINGLE-MANAGER INDEX VERSUS MARKET RETURNS GRAPH

Monthly MediansNOV 2020YTD
South African Composite3.00%4.82%
HedgeNews Africa Composite3.94%2.06%

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Early nominations point to competitive 2020

With two months of returns still to be captured in 2020, the landscape is an extremely competitive one for the 2020 HedgeNews Africa Awards. This month’s early nomination list reflects a group of funds that have thus far protected capital and generated meaningful upside for their investors in a whipsawing environment.

Novare sees growth in hedge fund assets

Against a backdrop of volatility in both the global and domestic capital markets, the latest Novare hedge fund survey shows that after two successive years of steady decline, the industry AUM has increased to R52.8 billion during the 12-month period to end-2019, which constitutes growth of 12%.

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Savvy Awards 2020: the best white papers

End-of-year reading - we have partnered with Savvy Investor, the world's leading knowledge network for institutional investors, to bring you the best investment papers of 2020

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Investors see volatility in markets but opportunity for hedge funds

Hedge funds have generally done well to navigate a difficult year, investors say, and are now better placed to grow again, according to insights from leading allocators to the South African hedge fund industry

Volatility ahead? It’s what hedge funds are for

Commentary by Neil Wilson This year’s annual survey of investors looks encouragingly upbeat.   Yes, investors...

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Sanne names new Mauritius head

Sanne, a leading global provider of alternative asset and corporate business services, has promoted Rubina Toorawa from chief operating officer, Mauritius to...

Sustainable benefits from value approach

Africa-focused equity specialist Sustainable Capital says domestic and foreign allocations to African listed equities have swung to extreme lows that are unlikely...

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